Wright Amendment

The Irony Of Southwest’s Fight, A Great Giveaway From Hyatt and More Travel News

A smart airline executive says something incredibly stupid. HT: Wandering Aramean The Hyatt promo that I announced yesterday which awards a 20% rebate on all award bookings through the end of July is better than we thought.  Gary of View From The Wing writes that existing reservations are eligible, and you’ll receive your rebate after completing the stay just like a new reservation under this promo.  Awesome! The end to the crazy theft story from One Mile at a Time. A great giveaway from Hyatt.  3 nights at a Hyatt […]

Southwest Unveils Its Post Wright Amendment Service Out Of Dallas. HINT: It’s Pretty Comprehensive

Southwest Airlines has been waiting years for the Wright Amendment to go away.  If you’re not familiar, you can read the full version of the Wright Amendment here.  If you don’t want to read the full thing, the cliff note version is that after DFW airport was built, Southwest got bent that it couldn’t fly out of Love Field, Dallas’ older airport.  The Supreme Court agreed with them and that ticked off the folks supporting DFW.  So, the government decided to pass legislation that precluded airlines from expanding at Love […]